Collaboration between the World Economic Forum and Mission Innovation – next steps and opportunities

The collaboration between MI and the World Economic Forum offers MI and its members opportunities to strengthen public private collaboration, pursue bold ideas for accelerating energy innovation, and engage in dialogue events. This builds on the outcomes of MI-3, where Cheryl Martin, the Managing Director of the Forum facilitated roundtable public-private partnership discussions on five […]

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News from MI-3

Many of the memorable moments from MI-3 have been brought together in a Twitter moment including photographs and videos from the event.  Interviews with #CleanEnergy leaders conducted at the event will be published on Twitter in the coming weeks, see the interviews with co-host Minister Baylan and with Christiana Figueres. Follow @MICleanEnergyRD on Twitter to hear […]

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Progress and plans – news from MI-3 on the Innovation Challenges

To showcase the achievements of the Innovation Challenges (ICs), the Analysis and Joint Research Sub-Group (co-led by Canada and India) created and presented an infographic to Ministers at MI-3. These achievements were showcased and built upon at the Ministerial with the announcement of successful bids for funding, publication of reports and discussion at workshops. A […]

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Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System – a view from IRENA

Renewable energy and energy efficiency together can provide over 90% of the energy-related CO2 emission reductions needed to deliver on the Paris agreement and limit the average global temperature rise to “well below 2°C”. However, the pace of deployment of renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to […]

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International ministerial meeting demonstrates role of Mission Innovation in accelerating clean energy revolution

Malmö, Sweden, May 23, 2018 – At the Third Mission Innovation (MI-3) Ministerial, the international community discussed bold steps to enhance public and private investment and collaboration on clean energy research and innovation. The Ministerial was co-hosted by the European Commission, together with Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Nordic Council of Ministers. Mission Innovation Ministers demonstrated significant progress by […]

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Strong network supporting the development of the future grid

News from Innovation Challenge 1: Smart Grids The power of a global network is being effectively harnessed by the Smart Grids Innovation Challenge (IC#1) as evidenced by its achievements to date. Collaborative working by IC#1 members has resulted in interesting outputs and inspiring plans to achieve the goal of enabling future grids that are powered […]

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IC#2 is developing international partnerships to tackle the wide-ranging challenges of off grid access

The Off Grid Access to Electricity Innovation Challenge (IC#2) has set the ambitious target of reducing the cost of electricity for remote applications by 50 per cent within three years. Disruptive solutions are needed to achieve this target. IC#2 is co-led by France and India. François Moisan, Executive Director for International Strategic Research at the […]

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